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Bassett Furniture Announces Expansion of their Henry County Operations

March 22, 2017

Bassett Furniture Announces Expansion of their Henry County Operations


The Right Tools: SmartSTART helps business owners succeed

February 25, 2017

The Right Tools: SmartSTART helps business owners succeed


One Decade in, SmartSTART Continues to Grow

February 8, 2017

One Decade in, SmartSTART Continues to Grow


SBIF Grants Made to Four Small Businesses

December 22, 2016

SBIF Grants Made to Four Small Businesses

Four small businesses will receive a share of over $10,000 in grants and services through the annual business plan competition.


Blue Ridge Aquaculture to Expand Tilapia Growing Operation

December 20, 2016

Blue Ridge Aquaculture Expands

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Blue Ridge Aquaculture will invest $3.2 million to expand their aquaculture operation in Henry County and create five new jobs.  Founded in 1993, Blue Ridge Aquaculture is the largest producer of aquaculture-raised tilapia in the world using an environmentally sensitive, indoor recirculating system; producing 4 million pounds of tilapia a year and shipping between 10,000 and 20,000 pounds of live tilapia each day.